Cells: The Building Blocks of Life Learning Module - Instructor Guides

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This learning module provides a review of "cells", the smallest unit exhibiting the properties of life.  It discusses how these cells are being used in bioMEMS as well as other micro and nano-sized devices.  A research activity provides the opportunity to further explore how cells can be used in bioMEMS (bio MicroElectroMechanical Systems).

This learning module contains the following:

  • Learning Module Map (suggested outline for instructors)
  • Pre-test:  Knowledge Probe
  • Reading:  Cells: The Building Blocks of Life
  • Presentation:  Cells: The Building Blocks of Life
  • Activity: Research on Cells - The Building Block of Life
  • Assessment

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Student materials for this learning module are available here.